Declare your own independence by checking into the spacious Independence Suite at the Eldon Luxury Suites downtown.
Slurp on some gourmet ramen at Daikaya in Penn Quarter. The communal seating means you never know who you might meet.
Pamper yourself with a hot stone massage at Mint. The healthclub and spa downtown offers a variety of treatments to get you prepped for a night on the town.
For a sultry evening, head to SAX Restaurant & Lounge for an entertaining modern take on Burlesque. Performances run nightly every 15 minutes from 6 p.m. to close, without repeating one scene.
For a late night happy hour, try Ping Pong Dim Sum, which features specialty cocktails mixed by seasoned bartenders using fresh fruits like lycee and passion fruit.
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